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  1. Re: Discussion:

    On Ubuntu 12.04 I think the prefix should be /usr instead of /usr/local
    Hence I use the following command for compilation:

    cd $HOME/mplayer_build && \
    svn checkout...
  2. [all variants] Re: Profile-cleaner reduces browser profile size by cleaning/reindexing

    No idea.
    Anyway, do you have any suggestions about what frequency to use in a cron script for profile-cleaner?
  3. [all variants] Re: Profile-cleaner reduces browser profile size by cleaning/reindexing

    I already had universe enabled, but parallel is only available in the 12.10 repositories.
    However, I did manage to find an Ubuntu 12.04 package here:
  4. [all variants] Re: Profile-cleaner reduces browser profile size by cleaning/reindexing

    I get the following error when trying to install it in Ubuntu 12.04:

    The following packages have unmet dependencies.
    profile-cleaner : Depends: parallel but it is not installable
    E: Unable...
  5. [SOLVED] remove duplicate info files and update info directory

    Here is a script for updating removing duplicate info files and updating the info dir file.
    This is useful after copying info files from another installation/backup into the info directory.
  6. [SOLVED] sync packages and repositories between machines

    Here is a recipe for keeping your packages and repository information backed up so that you can easily recreate your setup on another machine. Ubuntu versions > 11.10 have the "sync packages" option...
  7. [ubuntu] Re: [Voice recognition for Linux with voximp] Download the installer

    Nice one! Lightweight and no X dependecy!
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    [all variants] Low laptop battery alarm/warning script

    Here is a very short script I use for playing an audio file when my battery gets low and is not charging. I thought others might find this useful.
    It is based on another script I found somewhere...
  9. [all variants] Show which device files are used by which hardware

    Hi, can anyone tell me if there is some easy way to check which device files and modules are used by the different hardware devices?
    I can see all the device files in /dev, I can list all the...
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    Re: Conky Google Calendar Python Script

    Hi, I love your script but I made an alteration so that if the date on an event is today or tomorrow it prints "Today!!" or "Tomorrow" instead of the actual date (so I'm more likely to take notice)....
  11. [SOLVED] Change login settings from command line in ubuntu 10.04

    To change the login settings from the command line in ubuntu 10.04 edit /etc/gdm/custom.conf
    e.g. sudo nano /etc/gdm/custom.conf

    I found this useful when administering a remote machine.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu freezes my Ethernet

    Have also just found (but not tried) the following fix, which looks better since it won't disable suspend mode:
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    [ubuntu] Re: P5N32-E SLI Plus issue

    See here:
    and here:
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu freezes my Ethernet

    I think the reason you are getting those problems is that the ethernet IO resources conflict with the acpi IO resources (acpi handles suspend mode). Try "sudo dmesg | grep nForce" and you should see...
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    [all variants] Re: Show dropbox info in conky?

    This is what I use:

    ${offset 240}${color slate grey}Dropbox status: ${color }${execi 6 dropbox status}

    Adjust the offset and color to your tastes (and maybe add a ${font ...} setting to...
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    [all variants] Re: NX Server Authentication Failure

    I had some problems connecting to nxserver aswell.
    Here are the problems I encountered and how I (eventually) fixed them:

    Problem: I kept getting errors when adding users
    (with: sudo...
  17. [all variants] How to share keyboard input between two applications

    Is it possible to share keyboard input events between several applications simultaneously? If so, how?
    I am using the openbox window manager, but I imagine this is an X windows issue.
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    [ubuntu] Re: printer device

    I have no problems working the printer. I just want to know where the printer device is. Normally in linux it should be linked to /dev/lp right? But maybe it's different for Ubuntu?
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    [ubuntu] printer device

    I am using Ubuntu 8.10.
    I have a printer connected to a USB port.
    I can print documents fine through the menus of various applications such firefox by selecting the ML-2010 printer (I have a...
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